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Plant-Based Diet and Kidney Health

Eating more plant-based foods such as vegetables and grains in place of animal-based foods such as red meat may help prevent and slow the progression of chronic kidney disease, Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease.

The Benefits of Plant-Based Diets on Kidney Health

Studies show that eating whole grains, nuts, fruits and vegetables is one of the most important ways to keep kidneys healthy.

The Role of Plant-Based Diets for Patients With Kidney Disease

With guidance from a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN), a carefully planned plant-based diet may be helpful in the setting of kidney disease, depending on a patient’s specific needs.

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